December 12, 2018

Musher Details

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Paul Ellering

Bib Number: 61
Hometown: Gray Eagle, MN
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Biography

Paul Ellering, 52, was born in Minnesota. For the last three years he has been the owner of Rock Tavern. He began mushing in 1991.In 2005, he ran the Iditarod as the visual interpreter for Rachel Scdoris. He is running the Iditarod again this year because he says, “Sometimes you have to see what you got. This year we race!” A former professional wrestler, Paul has written a book, Wrestling the Iditarod, which can be found on his website. Paul is the father of Rebecca 16, Rachael, 12, and Saul 10.


2005 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/05 10:00:00 12 3/05 12:12:00 12 2h 12m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 13:12:00 12 1h 0m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 15:58:00 16 1h 58m 59
Yentna 3/06 21:33:00 16 3/07 04:07:00 16 6h 34m 5h 35m 8.06 45
Skwentna 3/07 07:30:00 16 3/07 14:50:00 15 7h 20m 3h 23m 10.05 34
Finger Lake 3/07 19:54:00 15 3/08 05:16:00 15 9h 22m 5h 4m 8.88 45
Rainy Pass 3/08 10:06:00 15 3/08 16:17:00 14 6h 11m 4h 50m 6.21 30
Rohn 3/08 22:58:00 14 3/09 07:55:00 14 8h 57m 6h 41m 7.18 48
Nikolai 3/10 00:45:00 14 3/10 10:25:00 13 9h 40m 16h 50m 5.52 93
McGrath 3/10 16:43:00 13 3/10 20:59:00 13 4h 16m 6h 18m 7.62 48
Takotna 3/11 00:00:00 13 3/12 02:31:00 12 26h 31m 3h 1m 7.62 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/12 05:27:00 12 3/12 08:36:00 12 3h 9m 2h 56m 12.95 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/13 11:02:00 12 3/13 23:50:00 11 12h 48m 26h 26m 3.40 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/14 11:35:00 11 3/14 23:57:00 10 12h 22m 11h 45m 5.53 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/15 04:39:00 10 3/15 05:40:00 10 1h 1m 4h 42m 5.32 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/15 09:03:00 10 3/15 20:32:00 10 11h 29m 3h 23m 5.32 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/16 11:23:00 10 14h 51m 4.04 ✔ ✔ Scratched 60